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City breaks ground on the next section of Greenway Trail.

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The City of Mobile broke ground Thursday afternoon on the next section of the Three Mile Creek Greenway Trail. This segment will continue the trail west toward University Hospital and Mill Street Park. While this segment is under construction, work is expected to begin on the westernmost piece, stretching eastward from the Charles Wood Japanese Garden near Langan Park. Eventually, these sections will connect, providing a recreational trail from Langan Park to Downtown. “This trail has been talked about for 35 years, at least,” said Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. The first stretch of the greenway offered recreational possibilities for runners,…

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Safety on the trail: Did you know?

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Did you know, numerous studies across the country have shown that greenways, in general, tend to be safer than the communities surrounding them? That said, the City recognizes that safety is one of the top issues on people’s minds regarding the Three Mile Creek Greenway. That’s why the City has taken proactive measures to prepare a safety plan for the Three Mile Creek Greenway. Here are some important pieces of that plan: Greenway Safety Studies from Other Communities On both local and regional scales, there have been numerous studies completed regarding Greenway safety after these projects were built. Overall, the…

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Funding obtained for future greenway segments.

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The City of Mobile has obtained funding for additional segments of the Three Mile Creek Greenway Trail. Those segments will extend the trail east from the Japanese Gardens for over a mile along the north side of the creek. Funding was allocated from the City’s Capital Improvements Plan with support of a grant from the State of Alabama’s Transportation Alternatives Program. Construction is expected to begin in 2023. The City is currently seeking funding to extend the greenway trail from Bush Park west across I-65. This future segment will complete the initial greenway vision to connect from the Japanese Gardens…

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Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

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See below for the final public notice and comment period regarding upcoming construction activities in the floodplain. Written comments must be received on or before May 20, 2021. Comments may be submitted via phone call during the hours of 9:00AM to 5:00PM by contacting Matt Jollit at (251) 208-5897 or via email at 3MCTrail@cityofmobile.org. Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain
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Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

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See below for a public notice and comment period regarding upcoming construction activities in the floodplain. Written comments must be received on or before April 17, 2021. Comments may be submitted via phone call during the hours of 9:00AM to 5:00PM by contacting Matt Jollit at (251) 208-5897 or via email at 3MCTrail@cityofmobile.org. Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain
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Department of Treasury issues Notice of Award for RESTORE funding for the next phase of the Greenway Trail

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The City of Mobile has received the Notice of Award for RESTORE funding from the US Department of Treasury to move forward with design and construction on the next phases of the Three Mile Creek Greenway Trail.  The long-awaited Notice of Award allows the Program and Project Management Department to proceed with steps necessary for construction on the next segment and begin construction drawings for two additional phases that will extend the current trail to a total length of approximately three miles. The next construction phase will extend the existing trail west, to the University of South Alabama Medical Center....
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Trail project moving forward.

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For over 35-years, citizens, non-profits and government agencies have been envisioning a pedestrian and biking trail along Mobile’s Three Mile Creek. In 2015, the City of Mobile endorsed a vision of the Greenway Trail in Map for Mobile (the City’s Comprehensive Plan) and in the Three Mile Creek Watershed Management Plan. Since that time, the City has been working hard to bring that vision to reality. The City has organized an implementation plan, secured funding from multiple sources, and begun design and construction of the greenway in phases. So far, a small section of the envisioned greenway has been completed….

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